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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: query performance with unequal drillbits
Date Tue, 21 Aug 2018 21:50:13 GMT
A cheap hack is to use multiple smaller drillbits. Put more drillbits on
the hefty machines and fewer on the weaker ones.

This increases overheads, but it might help you out.

On Tue, Aug 21, 2018 at 1:48 PM scott <tcots8888@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi community,
> I am trying to find a way to tune Drill so that weaker drillbits get less
> data to work on so that the weak link doesn't drag my performance down. I
> have drillbits running on a variety of hardware and sometimes these shared
> resources get really slow. It seems that the query plan always evenly
> divides the data fragments so that each drillbit gets the same data to chew
> on. How do I make it give weaker drillbits less data?
> Alternatively, is there a way to limit and queue fragments of the query and
> leave them unassigned, then assign to drillbits as their resources become
> free, similar to MapReduce?
> Thanks for you time,
> Scott

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